The primary function of Qarshi University’s Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) is to monitor and enhance the quality of education and academic programs offered by the institution. The QEC is responsible for implementing quality assurance mechanisms, conducting evaluations and assessments, and facilitating continuous improvement in teaching, learning, research, and administrative processes. It reports directly to Vice Chancellor and works in close coordination with him for development and implementation of quality parameters. Externally, QEC works in liaison with Higher Education Commission, Pakistan for uniform implementation of higher education policies.

Key responsibilities of Quality Enhancement Cell include:

  1. Quality Assurance:Ensuring that academic programs meet national and international standards for quality and excellence. This often involves preparing for and undergoing quality assurance processes by Higher Education Commission and other relevant bodies. QEC has also developed an internal quality assurance framework for Qarshi University and is responsible to facilitate the implementation of this framework through various stakeholders of the university.
  2. Program Evaluation:Assessing the effectiveness and relevance of academic programs through periodic reviews and evaluations. This includes gathering feedback from students, faculty, and other stakeholders to identify areas for improvement.
  3. Curriculum Development:Collaborating with faculty members and academic departments to develop and revise curriculum frameworks that align with industry needs, educational trends, and best practices.
  4. Faculty Development:Providing support and resources for faculty members to enhance their teaching skills, pursue professional development opportunities, and stay updated with advancements in their fields.
  5. Student Support:Implementing initiatives to support student learning and success, such as academic advising, mentoring programs, and student feedback mechanisms.
  6. Data Analysis and Reporting:Collecting and analyzing data related to academic performance, student outcomes, and institutional effectiveness. This information is used to identify trends, strengths, and areas for improvement, and to inform decision-making at various levels of the institution. QEC also performs annual submission of higher education statistics to HEC and matters pertaining to Pakistan Qualifications Register (PQR).
  7. Research and Innovation:Promoting a culture of quality research and innovation within the institution in collaboration with ORIC.


Overall, our Quality Enhancement Cell plays a crucial role in ensuring that the institution maintains high standards of quality and continuously strives for improvement in all aspects of its operations.


Dr Nadia Batool Zahra

Director Quality & Associate Professor Biotechnology

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